When Republican delegates from Minnesota’s 6th District met last month at Monticello High School, they were aware they were tasked with something new for the first time in eight years.
In an early morning video released May 29, 6th District Congresswoman Michele Bachmann has announced she will not be seeking re-election in 2014. The four-term congresswoman is coming off a hotly contested race with DFL challenger Jim Graves, who she narrowly defeated by just more than 4,000 votes last November. Graves had already announced he [...]
By Tim Hennagir ECM Publishers/Monticello Times Rep. Michele Bachmann won’t face a recount challenge from former DFL opponent Jim Graves. The Sixth District race officially ended Wednesday morning after Graves issued a concession statement and both candidates spoke briefly via telephone. “It’s hovering right now around a 4,000-vote difference, and that’s too much,” said campaign [...]
There’s something definitely different waiting for Sixth District voters when they enter polling places Nov. 6. This election cycle, there’s no independent candidate on the ballot with the potential to skew the final result. That’s one of the challenges facing Rep. Michele Bachmann, three-term incumbent, as she squares off against Jim Graves, an independently wealthy [...]
Congresswoman Michele Bachmann will make two stops in Forest Lake this afternoon, Sept. 27. She will visit the American Legion Post 225′s annual garage sale fundraiser at 2:30 p.m. The post is located at 355 W. Broadway Ave. At 3:15 p.m., Rep. Bachmann will hold a “Coffee with the Congresswoman” session at Key’s Cafe, 1960 [...]
Voters of the Sixth Congressional District have an obligation to understand the issues and the importance of their decision to elect their representative in November.